Jenseits der Stille



Beyond Silence is about a family and a young girl’s coming of age story. This German film looks into the lives of the deaf and at a story about the love for music. A girl who has always had to translate speech into sign language for her deaf parents yet when her love for playing music grows strong she must decide to continue doing something she cannot share with her parents.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Caroline Link

Written by: Beth Serlin, Caroline Link

Produced by: Jakob Claussen, Thomas Wöbke, Luggi Waldleitner

Cinematography: Gernot Roll

Costume Design: Katharina von Martius

Make-Up & Hair: Heidi Moser-Neumayr

Cast: Tatjana Trieb (young Lara ), Howie Seago (Martin), Sylvie Testud (Lara)

Nominations and Awards

  • Feature Film Selection 1997